Near Lexington in Rockbridge County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of Sam Houston
Erected 2016 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number A-52.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, Texas Independence • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 2, 1793.
Location. 37° 50.578′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 78 Sam Houston Way, Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Birthplace of Sam Houston (here, next to this marker); Liberty Hall Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Timber Ridge Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church Hill (about 400 feet away); Red House and the McDowell Family (approx. 3.2 miles away); Dr. Ephraim McDowell (approx. 3.2 miles away); McDowell's Grave (approx. 3.2 miles away); Cherry Grove Estate (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has replaced the linked marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.